New MIZZOU Chancellor

Huge crowd on hand to welcome new MIZZOU Chancellor Dr. Alexander Cartwright to Columbia. His story is an amazing one, and really gives him an incredible perspective on the importance of public higher education. I am thrilled to have him leading this great campus!



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Phoenix Health Programs

It was great to tour the Phoenix Health Programsfacility in Columbia today and to talk about the great work they are doing in Mid-Missouri. They serve more than 2,000 men and women every year battling addiction and looking for hope and a better future. Their work is admirable and very much needed in our community!



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Missouri Preservation Award

‪It was a privilege to present the Boonville Visitors Center w/ a Missouri Preservation award at the Capitol today. This is a really neat Cooper County asset that everyone in Mid-Mo should take an afternoon and check out!



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CMCA Cooper County

It was great to visit CMCA Cooper County Family Resource Center yesterday in Boonville w/ Darin Preis, Evan Melkersman & Dave Johnson. I appreciate the great work they are doing in Cooper County!



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American Outdoor Brands Coming to CoMo

Four years ago, in the wake of many states enacting tougher gun-control laws, I sent letters to a number of gun and ammunition manufacturers inviting them to come to Missouri because of our appreciation of the 2nd Amendment, our business friendly environment and ideal geographical location for manufacturing. Today, we will announce the movement of … Continued



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Two Great Mid-Mo Organizations

Great day here in Mid-Missouri… — I had the privilege of touring Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises (Sheltered Workshops) this morning. Bruce and his crew are doing fantastic work and hitting a really important niche that provides employment opportunities for individuals who need them most. — I thoroughly enjoyed a tour of First Chance for Children … Continued



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Homegrown CoMo Biz Continues to Grow

Homegrown #CoMo business @EquipmentShare up to 100 employees…and growing! #MidMOForward http://www.columbiatribune.com/business/saturday_business/sharing-the-load-app-allows-contractors-to-rent-loan-equipment/article_8e4ee302-275d-52f2-baac-5b15f09e43c5.html



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The Atelier encourages kids to create outside the lines

Great article about The Atelier here in Columbia. Willem attends regularly and always comes home with great stories and experiences. http://www.voxmagazine.com/arts/art/the-atelier-encourages-kids-to-create-outside-the-lines/article_4751b8b6-ac36-11e6-903d-97c7b8a50a00.html



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